From giant Sequoias in the east to wind-swept Monterey cypresses in the west, California is defined by its trees, so a surge this year in oak deaths is cause for consternation across the Bay Area.
A recently completed survey shows 376,000 dead oak trees across the coastal regions impacted by sudden oak death, a pathogen that develops on host plants ranging from the bay laurel to ornamental rhododendrons. Read More
A state appeals court in San Francisco turned down an appeal by two citizens' groups for a stay of a lower court ruling allowing the University of California, Berkeley to build a new sports training center next to the university's football stadium. Read More
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Barbara Miller Tuesday issued a ruling that allows the University of California, Berkeley to begin construction of a new sports training center next to the university's football stadium. Read More